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Bartlesville Man Charged With DUI

Apr 18, 2018

A man seen stumbling out of his vehicle was booked into the Washington County Jail earlier this week. Dennis Pendleton stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing a charge of driving under the influence and driving under suspension. According to an affidavit, an officer ob ... read more »

Oklahoma Boy Makes Impressive Catches

Apr 18, 2018

An Oklahoma boy has made two impressive catches while fishing in Oklahoma.    With his father's help, 8-year-old Zaniel Cole, has done the unthinkable. Not only did Zaniel snag a 100-pound paddlefish, but he also managed to snag a rare shovelnose sturgeon the very same day! ... read more »

Fallin Signs Bill To protect Victims

Apr 18, 2018

Governor Mary Fallin has signed a bill that helps protect victims from their sex offenders.   Fallin signed House Bill 1124, which prohibits sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet and loitering within 1,000 feet from their victims’ homes. Under current Oklahoma law, sex of ... read more »

Tulsa Man In Trouble

Apr 18, 2018

A jury has found 38-year-old Kevin Dewayne Leffler of Tulsa, guilty of possessing an unregistered firearm after prior felony convictions, and possessing and intending to distribute methamphetamine.     The jury determined that Leffler illegally possessed six firearms, inclu ... read more »

Bartlesville Symphony to Welcome Annie Moses

Apr 18, 2018

The Bartlesville Symphony Orchestra has one more concert this season as it celebrates 60 years as Bartlesville’s own orchestra.  The final concert of the 60th Diamond Anniversary Season will welcome the highly-acclaimed Annie Moses Band on Saturday evening, May 5th at 7:30.   ... read more »

You are Invited to a Tree Planting Ceremony

Apr 18, 2018

You are invited to a tree planting ceremony.  The city will plant a Nuttall Oak in Douglas Park at 11 o'clock Saturday morning.      This is the 35th year that the City of Bartlesville has hosted a tree planting ceremony in recognition of Arbor Day.   ... read more »

Drummond Challenges Hunter's Candidacy

Apr 18, 2018

A Tulsa attorney is challenging the candidacy of Republican Attorney General Mike Hunter, claiming Hunter is not eligible to seek the office because he purchased a home and lived in Virginia within the last ten years.   Republican attorney general candidate Gentner Drummond filed the ... read more »

Hydrant Flushing to Move to New Area

Apr 18, 2018

Water department crews will start work on a new section of Bartlesville next week.  The testing and flushing of fire hydrants started on Sunday.  The crews will start work Monday morning testing hydrants at the Caney River and moving west to State Highway 123 from 11th Street to the sou ... read more »

City Council to May Ask Voters to Decide

Apr 18, 2018

The Bartlesville City Council will meet at noon on Friday.  The Agenda calls for the council to act on an arbitration decision regarding Local 200 of the International Association of Fire Fighters and the city.  It’s possible that the council could ask voters to decide which one o ... read more »

Ramona Man Charged with Animal Cruelty

Apr 17, 2018

A Ramona man accused of neglecting a dog stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse. Brandon Howell is facing a charge of animal cruelty for an incident that took place in February. According to an affidavit, the owner of an apartment building made contact with authorities in re ... read more »

Hydrant Flushing Continues

Apr 17, 2018

The City of Bartlesville is continuing it's fire hydrant flushing, starting on Monday.    Beginning at the Caney River and going west to Highway 123, from 11th Street to the Southern City limits, crews will be flushing daily from 7-to-3 during the day.    D ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Driving Stolen Vehicle

Apr 17, 2018

A man pulled over for speeding on Highway 75 was arrested when the vehicle he was traveling in showed up as stolen. Deonte Miller stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing charges of speeding, driving under suspension and possession of a stolen vehicle. According to an a ... read more »

Burn Bans Enacted In Osage County

Apr 17, 2018

With windy and dry conditions across much of Oklahoma, a governors burn ban has been enacted for most of the western counties in the state.   At this time, Washington and Nowata counties are not under this burn ban, however, Osage County is. The ban enacts two principles, that indivi ... read more »

Dewey Public Works Authority Meets

Apr 16, 2018

The Dewey Public Works Authority met for a brief meeting on Monday evening after the Dewey City Council. There were no items of business scheduled, however, City Manager Kevin Trease noted that work was still being done at the baseball fields, and that things right now were "very quiet." ... read more »

Dewey City Council Meets

Apr 16, 2018

The Dewey City Council meet on Monday evening for a short meeting, where a sales tax report was received and an amendment to the Fiscal Year Budget was made.  Money was moved from the Miscellaneous Revenues portion of the budget to the Construction portion. No money was added or taken aw ... read more »